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The Citizens Foundation hosts Teams’ Final of 'Obhartay Sitaray' 2015

05:29 PM | 7 Oct, 2015
The Citizens Foundation hosts Teams’ Final of 'Obhartay Sitaray' 2015
KARACHI (Staff Report) - Keeping up with its mission to ‘Educate Pakistan’, The Citizens Foundation (TCF) hosted the Teams’ Final of Obhartay Sitaray - 2015, for Seniors and College Level students at a local club.

Obhartay Sitaray is an inter-school fund raising, singing competition that provides students a chance to showcase their signing talent along with the opportunity to raise funds for education of the less-privileged children of TCF.

During the event around 65,000 students from 120+ schools campuses in Karachi participated in the fundraising efforts while over 550 students (250 teams) competed in the school level singing rounds.

For the Team’s Final, 24 voices in 8 teams from Primary, Secondary levels participated in the competition which was adjudicated by maestros like Khalid Anum, Afshan Ahmed and Tina Sani.

Speaking on the occasion, STCF Chairperson and Director TCF, Mrs. Nilofer Saeed said “TCF remains committed to the cause of education. It is a movement that needs ardent supporters because only education can pave way for a brighter and progressive Pakistan. As more and more supporters join us, each one marks a victory of education over illiteracy and deprivation.”

‘Obhartay Sitaray’ initiated in 2012, has now become a signature event of TCF in the course of 4 years. It is managed by a ladies volunteer group called Supporters of The Citizens Foundation (STCF). The group actively puts in time, effort, expertise and resources to arrange a vast array of fundraising events to support the cause of an educated and enlightened Pakistan.

The winning teams were:

Primary Level

  • Winning Team: The City School- Darakhshan Campus

  • Runners Up: Beaconhouse School System – Johar Campus

Secondary Level

  • Winning Team: City School Junior Boys- PECHS

  • Runners up: Hampton School

Senior Level

  • Winning Team: Dawood Public School

  • Runners Up: Karachi High School

College Level

  • Winning Team: Karachi Grammar School

  • Runners up: BSS – Gulshan A-Level

The Grand Finale of the event will be held at 10th October, 2015 at the Marriott Hotel, Karachi.

Ali Zain is a member of the staff at Daily Pakistan Global. He earned BS Communication Studies degree from University of the Punjab. His thesis titled "Cultural Continuity and Mass Media: An analysis of leading online newspapers of Pakistan" has been published as a book in Germany. He has also translated David Mathews' book "The Ecology of Democracy" into Urdu. He tweets at @alimaan.


Currency Rates in Pakistan Today - Pakistani rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 23 April 2024

Pakistani currency remains unchanged against US Dollar and other currencies on April 22, 2024 Monday in open market.

USD to PKR rate today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.5 for buying and 280.5 for selling.

Euro stands at 293 for buying and 296 for selling while British Pound hovers at 342.25 for buying, and 345.65 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.20 and Saudi Riyal's new rate was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 23 April 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.5 280.5
Euro EUR 293 296
UK Pound Sterling GBP 342.5 346
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.2 75.9
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
Australian Dollar AUD 181 182.8
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.55 748.55
Canadian Dollar CAD 201 203
China Yuan CNY 38.47 38.87
Danish Krone DKK 39.78 40.18
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.53 35.88
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.86 1.94
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 903.11 912.11
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.08 58.68
New Zealand Dollar NZD 164.22 166.22
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.61 25.91
Omani Riyal OMR 723.2 731.2
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.45 77.15
Singapore Dollar SGD 204.5 206.5
Swedish Korona SEK 25.31 25.61
Swiss Franc CHF 305.47 307.97
Thai Bhat THB 7.56 7.71


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